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  • Free Download - 16 page PDF and eBook - Butterick Fashion News April 1943

    Butterick Fashion News – April 1943

    Another free download for you! This issue of Butterick Fashion News contains sixteen pages of beautiful illustrations of the latest sewing patterns available in April 1943. There are some seriously gorgeous styles in this…

    March 26, 2014
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    Vintage Inspiration

    Authentic Eyewear for Vintage Lovers

    Today I’m proud to announce my newest partner – Victory Optical! Victory Optical is a decades old company that was originally founded in 1941 by Vincent J. Salierno. At the height of their success,…

    December 2, 2013
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    Simplicity Patterns – November 1943

    Here’s a special Christmas edition of Simplicity’s mini sewing pattern catalog from 1943. Fun, festive stuff in this one! Please feel free to link to this page, pin this page, or send your friends…

    November 14, 2013
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    milkweeds for the war effort

    Recently I posted a photo of a funny looking plant that I grew up frolicking amongst every Fall: the Milkweed. I never thought much of them until I bought a book about the local…

    October 27, 2013
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    Fall For Cotton

    Fall For Cotton – my project preview

    My Fall For Cotton projects are finished!! If you saw my inspiration post, you’d know I’ve been trying to recreate a women’s farm/factory outfit from the Fall/Winter Sears and Roebuck catalog of 1942. I…

    September 28, 2013